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What's Happening in the San Lorenzo Valley

Felton Covered Bridge Park playground

VWC Addresses Concerns and Suggestions for Felton Pump Track Proposal

VWC raises eco-conscious concerns, calls for community-aligned solutions, and historic preservation for the pump track proposal at Felton Covered Bridge Park.

Felton Covered Bridge

Unveiling Concerns: VWC’s Take on the Proposed Pump Track

In our letter to Supervisor Bruce McPherson, we emphasize the need to carefully consider environmental, safety, and community values when deciding the location of the proposed pump track.

Power pole

County Supervisors Get Letter from Commission on the Environment

People Speak in Favor of a New PG&E Agreement During Public Meeting The County Commission on the Environment (COE) voted unanimously to send a letter to the Board of Supervisors containing information from the VWC Environmental Committee’s presentation on July 26th about the potential new PG&E Franchise Agreement, along with supporting documents. At the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors…

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Antique, extremely unsafe power poles and equipment

SC County Commission on the Environment Hears PG&E Franchise Presentation

The Santa Cruz County Commission on the Environment (COE) unanimously passed a motion made by Virginia (Gine) Johnson, 5th District Analyst and a member of the commission, recommending to the Board of Supervisors that the Board examine the county’s PG&E franchise fees in its nearly 70-year-old franchise agreement with the utility, adopted in 1955 as County Ordinance 470, with no end date….

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